Fopp's Best Albums of 2016

Fopp's Best Albums of 2016

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100. Travis - Everything at Once

Travis - Everything at Once
April 29, 2016
Pop Rock
Critic Score
63
4 reviews
User Score
65
22 reviews

99. Bloc Party - HYMNS

Bloc Party - HYMNS
January 29, 2016
Indietronica
Critic Score
54
23 reviews
User Score
52
136 reviews

98. Passenger - Young as the Morning Old as the Sea

Passenger - Young as the Morning Old as the Sea
September 23, 2016
Indie Folk
Critic Score
60
2 reviews
User Score
70
12 reviews

97. Toy - Clear Shot

Toy - Clear Shot
October 28, 2016
Neo-Psychedelia
Critic Score
72
13 reviews
User Score
76
24 reviews

96. Neil Young & Promise of the Real - EARTH

Neil Young & Promise of the Real - EARTH
June 17, 2016
Folk Rock
Critic Score
68
9 reviews
User Score
65
2 reviews

95. Garbage - Strange Little Birds

Garbage - Strange Little Birds
June 10, 2016
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
74
17 reviews
User Score
72
61 reviews

94. Wild Beasts - Boy King

Wild Beasts - Boy King
August 5, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
74
25 reviews
User Score
68
111 reviews

93. Ólafur Arnalds - Late Night Tales

Ólafur Arnalds - Late Night Tales
June 24, 2016
Downtempo
Critic Score
73
4 reviews
User Score
68
3 reviews

92. Kate Tempest - Let Them Eat Chaos

Kate Tempest - Let Them Eat Chaos
October 7, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
84
12 reviews
User Score
78
57 reviews

91. Bear's Den - Red Earth & Pouring Rain

Bear's Den - Red Earth & Pouring Rain
July 22, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
70
4 reviews
User Score
75
13 reviews

90. The Julie Ruin - Hit Reset

The Julie Ruin - Hit Reset
July 8, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
78
18 reviews
User Score
70
39 reviews

89. The Comet Is Coming - Channel the Spirits

The Comet Is Coming - Channel the Spirits
April 1, 2016
Space Rock
Critic Score
85
2 reviews
User Score
80
12 reviews

88. Death In Vegas - Transmission

Death In Vegas - Transmission
May 27, 2016
Electronic
Critic Score
70
2 reviews
User Score
70
11 reviews

87. Anderson .Paak - Malibu

Anderson .Paak - Malibu
January 15, 2016
Neo-Soul
Critic Score
79
15 reviews
User Score
81
578 reviews

86. Richmond Fontaine - You Can't Go Back if There's Nothing To Go Back To

Richmond Fontaine - You Can't Go Back if There's Nothing To Go Back To
March 18, 2016
Americana
Critic Score
82
5 reviews
User Score
77
6 reviews

85. Cavern of Anti-Matter - Void Beats/Invocation Trex

Cavern of Anti-Matter - Void Beats/Invocation Trex
February 2, 2016
Krautrock
Critic Score
75
7 reviews
User Score
71
26 reviews

84. Eleanor Friedberger - New View

Eleanor Friedberger - New View
January 22, 2016
Indie Pop
Critic Score
75
21 reviews
User Score
72
82 reviews

83. Minor Victories - Minor Victories

Minor Victories - Minor Victories
June 3, 2016
Shoegaze
Critic Score
69
16 reviews
User Score
74
60 reviews

82. The Gloaming - 2

The Gloaming - 2
February 26, 2016
Folk
Critic Score
81
2 reviews
User Score
84
1 review

81. Explosions in the Sky - The Wilderness

Explosions in the Sky - The Wilderness
April 1, 2016
Post-Rock
Critic Score
75
19 reviews
User Score
72
131 reviews

80. Joan As Police Woman & Benjamin Lazar Davis - Let It Be You

Joan As Police Woman & Benjamin Lazar Davis - Let It Be You
October 21, 2016
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
65
8 reviews
User Score
74
6 reviews

79. Billy Bragg & Joe Henry - Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad

Billy Bragg & Joe Henry - Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad
September 23, 2016
Folk
Critic Score
72
7 reviews
User Score
72
3 reviews

78. Pet Shop Boys - Super

Pet Shop Boys - Super
April 1, 2016
Synthpop
Critic Score
73
17 reviews
User Score
67
40 reviews

77. Underworld - Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future

Underworld - Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future
March 18, 2016
Progressive House
Critic Score
78
19 reviews
User Score
75
96 reviews

76. Emma Pollock - In Search of Harperfield

Emma Pollock - In Search of Harperfield
January 29, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
80
6 reviews
User Score
72
44 reviews

75. Primal Scream - Chaosmosis

Primal Scream - Chaosmosis
March 18, 2016
Synthpop
Critic Score
65
23 reviews
User Score
66
56 reviews

74. Cate Le Bon - Crab Day

Cate Le Bon - Crab Day
April 15, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
74
17 reviews
User Score
71
49 reviews

73. Band of Horses - Why Are You OK

Band of Horses - Why Are You OK
June 10, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
66
13 reviews
User Score
66
44 reviews

72. Deftones - Gore

Deftones - Gore
April 8, 2016
Alternative Metal
Critic Score
76
19 reviews
User Score
72
115 reviews

71. Swans - The Glowing Man

Swans - The Glowing Man
June 17, 2016
Post-Rock
Critic Score
78
17 reviews
User Score
80
182 reviews

70. Fat White Family - Songs for Our Mothers

Fat White Family - Songs for Our Mothers
January 22, 2016
Garage Rock
Critic Score
60
12 reviews
User Score
69
28 reviews

69. Jenny Hval - Blood Bitch

Jenny Hval - Blood Bitch
September 30, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
82
20 reviews
User Score
77
181 reviews

68. Lisa Hannigan - At Swim

Lisa Hannigan - At Swim
August 19, 2016
Indie Folk
Critic Score
74
9 reviews
User Score
76
15 reviews

67. Gregory Porter - Take Me to the Alley

Gregory Porter - Take Me to the Alley
May 6, 2016
Vocal Jazz
Critic Score
75
5 reviews
User Score
74
8 reviews

66. Paul Simon - Stranger to Stranger

Paul Simon - Stranger to Stranger
June 3, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
79
17 reviews
User Score
75
74 reviews

65. Tindersticks - The Waiting Room

Tindersticks - The Waiting Room
January 22, 2016
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
78
16 reviews
User Score
72
122 reviews

64. HINDS - Leave Me Alone

HINDS - Leave Me Alone
January 8, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
76
26 reviews
User Score
68
202 reviews

63. Warpaint - Heads Up

Warpaint - Heads Up
September 23, 2016
Dream Pop
Critic Score
74
22 reviews
User Score
73
118 reviews

62. Lucinda Williams - The Ghosts of Highway 20

Lucinda Williams - The Ghosts of Highway 20
February 5, 2016
Americana
Critic Score
81
14 reviews
User Score
74
58 reviews

61. Van Morrison - Keep Me Singing

Van Morrison - Keep Me Singing
September 30, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
69
7 reviews
User Score
70
6 reviews

60. Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression

Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression
March 18, 2016
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
75
28 reviews
User Score
74
182 reviews

59. Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate

Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate
July 15, 2016
Soul
Critic Score
83
17 reviews
User Score
79
160 reviews

58. GOAT - Requiem

GOAT - Requiem
October 7, 2016
Psychedelic Rock
Critic Score
74
14 reviews
User Score
73
33 reviews

57. Dinosaur Jr. - Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not

Dinosaur Jr. - Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not
August 5, 2016
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
73
26 reviews
User Score
74
89 reviews

56. The Avalanches - Wildflower

The Avalanches - Wildflower
July 8, 2016
Electronic
Critic Score
79
30 reviews
User Score
78
361 reviews

55. Savages - Adore Life

Savages - Adore Life
January 22, 2016
Post-Punk
Critic Score
79
33 reviews
User Score
74
313 reviews

54. Angel Olsen - My Woman

Angel Olsen - My Woman
September 2, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
86
30 reviews
User Score
82
493 reviews

53. Ryley Walker - Golden Sings That Have Been Sung

Ryley Walker - Golden Sings That Have Been Sung
August 19, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
76
12 reviews
User Score
74
32 reviews

52. ANOHNI - Hopelessness

ANOHNI - Hopelessness
May 6, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
81
27 reviews
User Score
78
420 reviews

51. Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker

Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker
October 21, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
87
19 reviews
User Score
82
217 reviews
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